@emsenn as for the learning commitment, I don't have much to say. Maybe we have to design our applications in much simpler/similar ways than what users are used to. Maybe we ought to teach differently. Maybe it's just making key concepts familiar to everybody. https://uxplanet.org/how-a-non-intuitive-user-interface-can-create-a-great-user-experience-6fe6a7cddc3c
Enter "The Magazine Rack," the Internet Archive’s Collection of 34,000 Digitized Magazines http://www.openculture.com/2018/04/enter-the-magazine-rack-the-internet-archives-collection-of-34000-digitized-magazines.html
Original URL: https://twitter.com/openculture/status/981926626559537152
So, there's been more and more talk in tech circles I follow about going back to RSS.
Honestly, I never gave it up. I read a lot of webcomics, and RSS is the best way to keep up with them.
But yes, RSS is awesome, and there's plenty of non-Google Reader options for services and apps. I like Feedbin, but it's a paid service. The Old Reader is good and free.
Rant: In-app browsers are annoying and mostly useless https://thenextweb.com/opinion/2018/04/03/rant-app-browsers-annoying-mostly-useless/
Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media http://www.openculture.com/2017/01/download-243-free-ebooks-on-design-data-software.html
Original URL: https://twitter.com/openculture/status/981036902403878913
After chatting about #zfs yesterday, I sort of felt the need to check whether anything has remained from various ambitious attempts to build an open-source community around Suns #opensolaris system back then just before they got acquired by Oracle. Seems at the very least #openindiana (https://www.openindiana.org/category/news/) is still kind of alive and working. Gotta check that out later today, still pretty much like the #solaris kernel ...
Infographics Show How the Different Fields of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science Fit Together http://www.openculture.com/2018/03/infographics-show-how-the-different-fields-of-biology-chemistry-mathematics-physics-computer-science.html via @openculture
Original URL: https://twitter.com/avilbeckford/status/981021734391435264
Gustave Doré’s Splendid Illustrations of Edgar Allan Poe’s "The Raven" (1884) http://www.openculture.com/2014/04/gustave-dores-splendid-illustrations-of-edgar-allan-poes-the-raven-1884.html
Original URL: https://twitter.com/openculture/status/980900949593022464
Watch the Destruction of Pompeii by Mount Vesuvius, Re-Created with Computer Animation (79 AD) http://www.openculture.com/2016/02/watch-the-destruction-of-pompeii-by-mount-vesuvius-re-created-with-computer-animation-79-ad.html
Original URL: https://twitter.com/openculture/status/979552456471277574
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